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12 Best DIY Christmas Tree Ideas and Designs


Below We’ve compiled some best gorgeous festive DIY Christmas tree decor ideas for you to try out. Click on the links to be taken to the full tutorial for the tree. 

There are many happy occasions we celebrate every year, but Christmas is completely different and really special as well. If you haven’t got your christmas tree up yet, here are 12 different ideas to style and decorate your tree, all of which you can easily DIY.

1. Christmas Tree with Burlap Ribbon & Pine Cones

Credit: Laurey W. Glenn

Source from Southern Living

2. Woodland Themed Tree

Credit: Photo: Hector Manuel Sanchez; Styling: Lindsey Ellis Beatty

Source from Southern Living



25 Easy DIY Christmas Gifts You Can Make at Home

Photo: Getty Images

The best gifts come straight from the heart, not the store. DIY Christmas gifts are a fantastic way to give something special to friends and family. Anyone who’s crafty knows how valuable DIY Christmas gifts are.

Browse through this list of homemade gift ideas to find something — Sugar Cookie Sack, Spa Gift Baskets, Christmas Wreath and so on — for someone on your holiday shopping list and anyone else who has a place in your heart.

Most of these truly lovely DIY Christmas gifts are extremely easy and fun to make, wonderfully unique, and a delight to give. Several of these ideas even call for items you already have around your house, which means you won’t have to shell out a ton of money to complete these DIYs.

So let’s get started.

1. Sugar Cookie Sack

Homemade sugar cookie sack are a great holiday food gift idea. They’re pretty and super simple to make. You’re going to love this project.

Head over to Celebrate Creativity to get the tutorial now.

2. Citrus Cinnamon Sugar Scrub

Homemade Citrus Cinnamon Sugar Scrub from Unskinny Boppy is a fabulous DIY gift that can be made in about 30 minutes or less!

Wonderful for exfoliation and can be made with ingredients you already have on hand. There are so many benefits packaged all in one in this small little container that it is unbelievable.

3. Spa Gift Basket

This DIY Spa Gift Basket is one of the best homemade gift ideas for Christmas or any time of year. These DIY ideas are a great way to save money and all the DIY spa gifts are simple and can be made with minimal ingredients.

Let’s create one for someone you love! Get the tutorial at Pastels and Macarons.

4. Christmas Wreath with Dried Oranges and Florals

Learn how to make a DIY Christmas wreath using dried oranges and florals the easy way. This will look so cute on your front door to welcome guests!

This DIY Christmas Wreath is an absolute must for yourself and for a gift for someone on your shopping list. Follow the steps from Romantic Homes.

5. Freezin Season Stocking Needlecrafts Kit

This creative DIY Christmas gift is perfect for child, friend or loved one.

It is a very cute design of a family of smiling snowmen bundled in their warm and colorful winter hats, scarves and mittens with pompoms made from the enclosed yarn. A red cardinal birds sits on the daddy snowman’s top hat, while big white snowflakes fall in the background. Towards the top you add the lucky recipient’s name in red letters on a gold background.

Great for gift giving or to make for yourself. Get the kit Dimensions Freezin Season Stocking Kit here.

6. Peppermint Mason Jar Candle

Peppermint Mason Jar Candle are so cute and make a perfect DIY Christmas gift for your ! You might be surprised by how easy they are to make. Anyone would love this gift!

Learn how to make from A Pumpkin & A Princess.

7. Handmade Honey Lemon Lavender Soap

This complete DIY Honey Lemon Lavender Soap is perfect for that special someone who likes romance! See how to make fragrant honey lemon lavender soap from Country Hill Cottage.

8. DIY Tinted Lip Balm

This easy homemade tinted lip balm is made with natural ingredient: beeswax, shea butter and coconut oil and will keep your lips soft and supple with just a hint of colour.

This homemade tinted lip balm is a super cute gift idea that you can make with your kids. Get the recipe from A Life Adjacent.

9. DIY Christmas Napkin Decoupage Candles

They look so amazing and will be perfect DIY Christmas gift. DIY Christmas Napkin Decoupage Candles – fun Christmas craft for the holidays!

How to decoupage candles using mod podge and napkins. Learn how to make your own from Crafty Morning.

10. Christmas Printable Signs

This is an unique Christmas gift for your friends and family. Simply download and print a lovely Christmas Signs and place it in a an appropriate frame, very quick and easy. Get the printable from Mandy Bradshaw.

11. Wood Slice Snowmen Ornaments

Wood slices are a perfect material to make some ornaments – just turn your creativity on and make your own decoration, very cute Christmas gift to make at home with your kids. Follow the tutorial from Crafty Morning.

12. Cinnamon Stick Reindeer & Tree Ornaments

These easy ornaments are made from cinnamon stick, add onto your Christmas tree with these cute ornaments and smell totally amazing. These would also be so pretty on top of a gift or in a floral arrangement.

Get the tutorial from Crafty Morning.

13. DIY Snowy Mason Jar Luminaries

These Snowy Jar are incredibly easy to make using unexpected items: epsom salt and glitter. These DIYs also make for fabulous gift around the holidays. They are magical at night with a flameless tea light.

These DIY Christmas luminaries are super quick, cheap and easy to make. Get the full tutorial from InstruPix.

14. Wine Glass Snowmen

Create handmade wine glass snowmen to give to friends, teachers, neighbors, and co-workers this holiday season. It’s a fun craft that kids and adults can do for Christmas time. Make your own snowmen with this guide from Crafty Morning.

15. Tic-Tac-Toe Board

This homemade wood tic-tac-toe set is fun for all ages and makes a thoughtful handmade Christmas gift. You can find directions on how to make this tic-tac-toe board at HGTV.

16. Strawberry Pot Holders

These strawberry pot holders would make the perfect gift for anyone who loves to cook. See how it’s done at Sew Some Stuff.

17. Slippers Gift Idea

These easy DIY Christmas slipper gift ideas are so cute. Slipper filled with treats and small gifts, this is a fun, easy, and thoughtful gift idea! Put treats and gifts into a pair of slippers and tie it all up with a bow. Get the tutorial from Pretty Providence.

18. Christmas memories in a jar

Need a last-minute gift? These Christmas Memories Jars are a great way to add a handmade touch to your Christmas gift giving and make the most beautiful gifts for your family.  Nest of Posies shares this Christmas Memories in a Jar recipe with mulling spices, cutie oranges, cranberries and rosemary twigs.

19. Mason Jar Oil Candle Lamp

Learn how to make this mason jar oil candle lamp with pine cones, evergreens, cinnamon sticks, combined with essential oils for a beautiful display and make great gifts for the holidays. Get the tutorial from Hearth & Vine.

20. Fabric Christmas Trees

Homemade Fabric Christmas Trees are simple to make and adorable to gift for the holidays. Learn how to make these fun and festive fabric Christmas trees from Hearth & Vine. Suddenly, you have a unique Christmas decor accent that you simply cannot buy in a store.

21. Christmas Gnomes

Gnomes are all the rage this Christmas. They seem to be everywhere and growing more popular by the day! Make your own DIY Christmas Gnomes for the winter holidays. Easy and fun holiday gnome crafts.

Get the tutorial from Love Our Real Life.

22. Paint-By-Number Kit

This DIY Oil Painting (Christmas Red Truck) can be an excellent decoration in your home, kitchen, and be the best gift for parents, friends, lovers, children on Christmas. Shop the kit from here.

23. Fabric Hanging Basket

Sew your own perfect handmade Hanging Storage Basket Christmas gifts for family and friends. The tutorial is easy to follow and a great beginner sewing project. Check it out at Apple Green Cottage.

24. Christmas Breakfast Easy Gift

This is a super simple Christmas gifts for hostess or neighbour. You simply take a few staple breakfast items and place them all in a little box and tied with some pretty red hemp cord.
Christmas Breakfast Hostess Gift Basket
 from Craftberry Bush.

25. Monogrammed Zipper Pouch

This zipper pouch is the perfect Christmas gift for your friends or someone you loved. See how to make from Make it &Love it.

I hope you enjoyed this list of the best homemade gift ideas to make and give for Christmas. Leave a comment below on what your favorite DIY here! There are so many good ones to choose from. 

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